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Throwback Thursday: 'Cleopatra' (1963)

Caesar (Rex Harrison) and Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) discuss their power and wants.

Film

Some thoughts on 'The Waste Land'

There are a multiplicity of voices in The Waste Land at any one time, which I have attempted to categorise below. The poem is informed by various religious and mythical texts: The Bible, the Buddha’s Fire Sermon, The Upanishads, Sybil and Tiresias from Greek and Roman texts, and, perhaps most important of all, the Grail Legend. 1,303 more words

Writing About Literature

José Antolínez - Cleopatra, Lucretia

This post relates to ¡Indecent! : Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición   v   Sebastián Martínez Pérez

José Antolínez  | Madrid 1635 – 1675… 486 more words

Paintings

BS or Truth II - WIF Confidential

True Facts

That Sound Like

BS

In a world where fake news and false factoids are rampant, it is hard to distinguish what is true and what isn’t, especially when it sounds so unbelievable. 1,731 more words

Education

Clocklocked - Cleopatra

You’re off to Egypt, flown straight to a dig site where you’re racing against the clock to recover lost treasure before rival excavators get to it first. 294 more words

Thoughtful Egyptian Queen

An Egyptian queen in a pondering sort of pose. Her outfit and pose are loosely based on the portrayal of Cleopatra in the game Civilization VI, wherein she is the representative leader of the Egyptian civilization. 36 more words

Artwork

Old Books

Sometimes, when the world seems to have turned its back on you or it seems like you have nothing and no one in your corner and the weight of the entire world rests on your shoulders, the only thing you feel you can turn to is a book. 370 more words